Thursday 21 September 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-09-21

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AFP - 8/11/17

Ghana has long been known for its bountiful gold reserves and was called "the Gold Coast" during its colonial era.

But illegal mining in Africa's second...

AFP - 7/14/17

The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after a bus crash that killed a member of their back-room...

AFP - 7/10/17

Brett Davies paced up and down the sloping sands of Kokrobite beach in Ghana, organising surfers from 20 different countries at his annual international competition...

AFP - 7/8/17

Twenty-two miners have now been declared dead after an illegal goldmine collapsed in western Ghana, police said, increasing the toll from 17.

Nsuta district...

AFP - 7/7/17

Rescuers on Thursday called off a search for miners who were trapped underground after an illegal goldmine collapsed in western Ghana, declaring 17 dead, a local...

AFP - 7/5/17

Five bodies were spotted in an illegal goldmine that collapsed in Ghana, a government official said Wednesday, as the search for at least 17 miners entered its fourth...

AFP - 7/5/17

Rescuers were on Tuesday scrambling to locate survivors after an illegal goldmine collapsed in western Ghana, trapping at least 17 miners underground.

The...

AFP - 7/5/17

Rescuers in Ghana are racing against time to find 14 missing miners trapped after an illegal pit collapsed in the country's south officials said Monday.

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AFP - 6/26/17

Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana's central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital.

The...

AFP - 6/23/17

Former presidents, lawmakers and senior government officials in Ghana will no longer have special privileges for private travel to the United States, Washington's...

AFP - 6/22/17

Ghana's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the transfer of two former Guantanamo Bay detainees to the country was unconstitutional without parliamentary approval....

AFP - 6/22/17

Ghana's government is facing growing calls to keep its promises after it won elections on a pledge to stamp out corruption.

President Nana Akufo-Addo and his...

AFP - 6/10/17

An off-duty soldier in Ghana who was lynched while out running was laid to rest with full state honours on Friday, in a case that has sparked fears about the "growing...

AFP - 6/8/17

India has its Bollywood and Nigeria, Nollywood. Even New Zealand has a Wellywood. In Ghana, films made in Kumasi and the surrounding region go by a similar shorthand...

AFP - 5/31/17

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo said Tuesday the killers of a soldier who was lynched by a mob while out running would be brought to justice for this "heinous crime...

AFP - 5/18/17

The seasonal rains are due in Ghana, and like every year since 2015, when more than 150 people were killed during the deluge, the disaster looms heavily over the...

AFP - 4/29/17

Ghana is planning to make senior high school free for all teenagers, whatever their background, in a move experts say could transform the lives of millions of...

AFP - 4/12/17

Ghanaians were horrified when members of a vigilante group loosely affiliated with the ruling party stormed a court to free 13 members standing trial for assault late...

AFP - 3/29/17

Ghana's new government is looking to fix a crippling power crisis with a complete overhaul of its deficit-ridden energy sector including a boost for solar energy....

AFP - 3/22/17

Ghanaian authorities have closed the popular tourist destination of Kintampo Falls after 20 people died in a tree fall tragedy, officials said Monday.

A group...

AFP - 3/19/17

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday defended his controversial decision to appoint a 110-minister government, calling it a "necessary investment" in the small...

AFP - 2/21/17

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo said Tuesday that he inherited an economy reeling from huge fiscal deficits, rising inflation and high unemployment despite an IMF...

AFP - 2/12/17

Seven women and three children were killed and 11 people injured when a dispute among members of a traditional ruler's family in northern Ghana turned violent, police...

AFP - 2/10/17

It took a move to the United States from Ghana to convince food entrepreneur Essie Bartels that the world deserved to know more about west African cuisine.

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